Recep Batuk

(Turkey 1964 -)


Recep Batuk is an Istanbul based painter who works and teaches in his studio in Beyoglu, the historic and cultural core of the city.

Batuk received his BFA in 1993 from Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey. His paintings have been showcased in Brooklyn Artist's Gym, Brooklyn, New York; I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Modern Arts Gallery, Istanbul; Galeri Binyil, Istanbul; UPSD Gallery, Istanbul; Datca Betce Gallery, Istanbul; Tutun Deposu, Istanbul; Tuyap Art Fair, Istanbul among numerous other venues.

Incidentally, he produced and hosted his own TV and radio shows for over a decade that had he same underlying qualities as his paintings.